Leaders who respect others. Leaders with real-world, relevant skills. Leaders who understand the powerful balance between being tough minded and warm hearted.
Day by day, in an accepting community, this young hero is discovering his voice, his passions, and in time – will discover his calling in life.
Acton heroes have landed world-changing apprenticeships.
Acton heroes have won competitive technology positions with cutting-edge companies.
Questions flowed from their curiosity during Quest, and they began their own research projects to showcase at Exhibition for this Session’s theme, “Growing Curiosity”.
How equally precious, equally miraculous is our own transformation?
From the dirt of our lives, nutrients rush forth to lure the seeds of potential inside –
Even when we can’t see, we can cultivate with wonder and faith as a gardener, patiently waiting to see the unveiling as the little seedling finally pops its head out of the soil. Sometimes, it just takes time.
In a learner-driven environment, learning can be messy at times. Guardrails have been tested. Promises made aren’t always kept.
These heroes felt what it was like to write Greek characters in an ancient Greek wax tablet, while wearing a leafy laurel wreath. They discovered which ancient Greek god was most like them and created a sculpture, along with their own version of an ancient Greek myth.
We had started to notice a flicker of curiosity coming to life during this time when we read, rest, or as we started recently, to write – sometimes with journal prompts, sometimes without.
Real friendship and real feedback, leading to real growth. Even at just 7 years old.